One of their main goals is to develop a power-efficient Artificial Intelligence (AI) chip created to deliver a totally autonomous driving.
Currently Tesla is looking to kit out all current models of their electric cars with the technical capability to perform an autopilot function, although a software update at some point in the future will be required in order to make the cars actually capable of driving around their passengers without input.
Shares of AMD spiked on the news, while Nvidia was down in after-hours trading. According to a source familiar with the matter, Tesla has already received its first batch of samples and has already begun doing test runs.
Steves thinks the chip being developed in the Tesla-AMD partnership will focus on specific computing tasks, while the general processing will still be handled by Nvidia's chips.
GlobalFoundries, a chip fabricator, has a wafer supply agreement in place with AMD through 2020. Reports began to surface that Tesla is, in fact, working with AMD to develop an AI chip for their autonomous driving.
On Wednesday, Sanjay Jha, CEO of AMD spin-off, GlobalFoundries, said at company's conference and mentioned Tesla as one of the companies it was working with fabricators, but did not state that Tesla was a consumer.
A Tesla spokesperson declined to comment about the AMD collab when reached by Mashable via email, while a spokesperson on behalf of Global Foundries told us that Jha's comments about Tesla were "not reported accurately".
A 50-person team is reportedly working on the chip, headed by former Apple and AMD chip designer Jim Keller, who joined Tesla from AMD a year ago. Keller previously worked at AMD and Apple, particularly on the latter's A4 and A5 chips.
Tesla also brought other veterans in the tech industry: Ganesh Venkataramanan, Bill McGee, and Dan Bailey. As it seems now, they have partnered up with AMD to do so.
The situation on the Korean Peninsula has escalated in the past few months, which stirred up sharp reactions. Since Kim Jong Un took power in North Korea in late 2011, his nation has tested weapons at a torrid pace.
The United States is one out of 193 countries in the United Nations, and yet we pay 22 percent of the entire budget and more. Trump also said the Iranian government is an "economically depleted rogue state" whose chief export is violence.
At least two Pakistani infiltrators were killed after BSF troops foiled infiltration bid across the worldwide border in Amritsar. The area has been cordoned off and a search operation is underway to smoke out any remaining holed up terrorists.
Nantucket will see the strongest effects in the area, with rain and the possibility of wind gusts around 50 miles per hour . Wednesday night through Thursday, portions of coastal southeast New England may see bands of rain, possibly heavy at times.
The glasses will apparently feature a bone-conduction audio system that enables users to hear Alexa without being wired in. Google Glass founder Babak Parviz is believed to be closely involved in the development of the new Amazon Alexa glasses.
Then they will engage in the six-match One-Day International series followed by three Twenty20 Internationals to be played later. The South African board is hoping that the ICC will grant the four-day game a full Test status.
Israeli officials have repeatedly voiced their concern about the entrenchment of Iran and its proxies such as Hezbollah in Syria. Fighter jets were scrambled but did not attack the aircraft, and instead a single Patriot missile shot it down, he said.
South Korea to resume aid to North
Trump and Xi spoke on the phone days after Trump and his aides publicly discussed potential military action against North Korea. Japan appears to be taking no chances as they moved missile batteries to beneath the preferred flightpath of North Korea.
The next 'Terminator' movie will star Linda Hamilton
The Hollywood A-lister Arnold Schawarzenegger and his co-star from the second part of Terminator will appear in the sixth one too. Hamilton will not play the lead, as Cameron is searching for "an 18-something woman to be the new centrepiece of the new story ".
Turn your Google Home into a portable speaker with LOFT
I suspect some of that is because Google carefully hid the Home's size with a taper, whereas the Loft continues to flare outward. LOFT does not come with audio boosting capabilities, but it does make your life easier by making your Google Home unit portable.